By F G Kenyon
First version. With 4 chapters: using Books in historical Greece, The Papyrus Roll, Books and analyzing at Rome and Vellum and the Codex. Illustrated. Jacket tape repaired with chipping. viii, 136 pages. fabric, dirt jacket.. small 8vo..
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There is frequent reference to the use of notebooks (tabellae, pugillares) , which could be carried on the person and used for casual annotation or for rough copies of poems. N ormally these were of wood, coated with wax, on which writing was inscribed with a stylus, or covered with whitewash on which ink could be used. Martial (xiv. 3-7) refers to several different materials used for them, cedarwood, ivory, and vellum (membrana) , but these were dainty gifts, and he implies that the normal use was ofwax.
He~ce the phrases 'ad umbilicum pervenire' (Martial, iv. 9 I ) or exphcatum usqueadsua cornualibrum' (Horace, Epod. xiv. 8). The Papyrus Roll The Pap))rus Roll SOHle cases the roll was provided with a wrapper of parchment (membrana), to protect it when not in use ,. I and these could be made ornamental by colouring. The purpose of lettering on the back of a modern book was served by projecting labels (aOJwßoL), of papyrus or vellun1, on which the title rfhe writing on a papyrus roll was normallyon one side only, and that the side on which thc papyrus fibres ran horizontally (known as the recto).
Oxy. M. ) c·45 (Isocrates, P. Oxy. ) 39-4 1 30 (27-33) 17 (16- 19) 16 (13-18) 19-23 20-24 18 (14-19) These are stated in my Palaeography of Greek Papyri (p. 3 1 ). er of lines or letters, those inside brackets the observed VarIatIOns. The latter are not based on exhaustive examinations, so that even greater variations may exist. Lines in column. P. Oxy. ) P. Oxy. ) Chester Beatty Deu teronomy (2nd cent. codex) Chester Beatty Daniel (3rd cent. codex) 59 Letters in fine. ines with less than anormal 16 letters are equally so.
Books and Readers in Ancient Greece and Rome by F G Kenyon